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Correction published on 3 February 2012, see Insects 2012, 3(1), 131-132.

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Insects 2012, 3(1), 62-90; doi:10.3390/insects3010062

Reticulitermes nelsonae, a New Species of Subterranean Termite (Rhinotermitidae) from the Southeastern United States

Household and Structural Entomology Laboratory, Department of Entomology, 413 Biosciences Building, 120 Cedar St., University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
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Received: 2 December 2011 / Revised: 17 December 2011 / Accepted: 31 December 2011 / Published: 6 January 2012
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Abstract

Reticulitermes nelsonae, a new species of Rhinotermitidae (Isoptera) is described based on specimens from Sapelo Island, GA, Thomasville, GA, Havelock, NC, and Branford, FL. Adult (alate) and soldier forms are described. Diagnostic characters are provided and incorporated into a supplemental couplet of a dichotomous key to the known species of Reticulitermes found in Georgia, USA.
Keywords: new species; taxonomy; phylogenetics; morphometrics; dichotomous key; Isoptera; Termitoidea new species; taxonomy; phylogenetics; morphometrics; dichotomous key; Isoptera; Termitoidea
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Lim, S.Y.; Forschler, B.T. Reticulitermes nelsonae, a New Species of Subterranean Termite (Rhinotermitidae) from the Southeastern United States. Insects 2012, 3, 62-90.

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